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Farm Happenings

Mother’s Day Weekend Celebration – Welcoming Spring

Celebrate mothers this weekend as we welcome Spring at Terhune Orchards.

Spring is a special time of year in farming as we welcome longer days, sunshine and renewal on the farm. The Mount Family and mothers – Pam, Tannwen, Reuwai – invite you to join us this weekend to celebrate mothers and enjoy this special season on the farm.

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High Flying Family Fun on Kite Day

Our annual tradition to welcome spring at Terhune Orchards is Kite Day. This soaring spring festival is a perfect time to explore the farm during one of its most beautiful seasons, April 30 & May 1 from 10am-5pm. The fruit trees are in bloom and it is a magical time here on the farm. (more…)

Farm Camp: A Summer of Hands-on Fun

Here at Terhune Orchards, we invite young farmers to come and experience life on the farm this summer. Terhune Orchards welcomes children to enjoy a unique, fun-filled week of camp on our 250-acre working family farm. Be outdoors, discovering how a farm operates through fun, interactive and educational activities. Kids have a chance to be outdoors, off-screen and experience nature with our farm camps.  (more…)

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Terhune Stories

Gardening with Pam

by Tannwen Mount

Pam Mount is known for her green thumb and beautiful gardens at Terhune Orchards. She has instilled this in her children and grandchildren and welcomes the community to join her as she shares her knowledge this Saturday May 14 in a free Herb and Garden Workshop at 10am. (more…)

Making Memories: Birthday Parties on the Farm

by Tannwen Mount

It is spring on the farm: the season we have been waiting for after a long, cold winter. It is especially wonderful for me to see all of our youngest visitors emerging and enjoying the farm.  The turn of weather has also brought birthday party season, a time for families to make special memories on the farm. We are thankful to be able to welcome everyone to celebrate their children’s special day with us.

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Back on the Farm

by Tannwen Mount

After graduating from college, I felt the need for a little adventure and struck out on my own to try the other coast. After five years of living in San Francisco, I have returned to New Jersey. When I told people about my decision to move back east, they questioned my sanity. How could I possibly leave San Francisco for New Jersey? Obviously, these people had never been to Terhune Orchards and seen the real definition of Garden State. (more…)

A Return to Paradise

by Pam Mount

In August 1967, Gary and I headed off for Micronesia and a three-year adventure in the newly formed US Peace Corps. It was the height of the Vietnam War. We were newly married and graduated and anxious to make peace. (more…)

Seeking Refuge on the Farm

by Mike Hanewald

After having endured 5 weeks of political unrest in the Ivory Coast, Reuwai and I returned to the farm in late October to seek refuge until the current crisis stabilizes. This decision to leave the country came after the U.S. and other embassies and organizations such as the U.N. ordered non-essential personnel to leave the country. (more…)

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